CannonDesign Promotes Two

Paul Kondrat (l) and Robert Garra

Boston – CannonDesign, a global design firm, recently announced that Robert (Rob) Garra, PE, and Paul Kondrat, PE, have been promoted to co-directors of the firm’s engineering practice.

They will address market growth, brand building and leadership across the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, technology, fire protection, structural, commissioning, and lighting design service lines.

Each will have individual charges, while also working together to champion integrated services and foster an inspiring work environment to generate new ideas and innovative approaches.

Kondrat works out of the Boston office. In his new role, practice leadership, he will focus on mentoring and growing emerging professionals for future engineering leaders.

Garra’s emphasis will be top-line growth and client leadership.  He works out of the Buffalo, N.Y. office.

“Paul and I have many similar skills, but our individual experiences will complement our partnership to support the growth of our integrated services within the context of our firm’s strategic framework,” Garra says.

“Rob and I are developing a multifaceted, aggressive growth plan that requires the bandwidth and skill set of more than one individual. This partnership creates a balanced foundation that will enable our dedicated colleagues to build upon CannonDesign’s reputation as one of the most innovative companies in the world,” says Kondrat.